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Atletico Madrid consider reporting PSG to FIFA for contacting Diego Simeone

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid are considering reporting Paris Saint-Germain to FIFA for contacting manager Diego Simeone regarding a possible switch to the French club. Simeone has been in charge of Atletico for just over three years, and during that time he has engineered one … Continue reading

Lucas Silva and Martin Odegaard left out of respective squads for Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Real Madrid Training Session

Real Madrid fans have been made to wait a little longer to see the club’s latest high-profile January signings. During his pre-match press conference on Friday, manager Carlo Ancelotti commented on the possibility of midfielder Lucas Silva making his debut … Continue reading

The Greatest Teams – FC Barcelona 2008-2009

Posted on by Saad Rashid

FC Barcelona (4-3-3) Valdes, Alves, Puyol, Pique, Abidal, Toure, Xavi, Iniesta, Messi, Eto’o, Henry In Pep Guardiola’s first season in charge of Barcelona, they claimed a treble by winning La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League. … Continue reading

Referee who showed Arda Turan a yellow card for boot throw suspended for two weeks

Posted on by Peter Quinn

The referee who showed Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan a yellow card for throwing his boot at a linesman during the Copa del Rey quarter-final on Wednesday has been suspended for two weeks. While Turan escaped further sanction from the … Continue reading

Real Madrid reach agreement to sign Argentina u-20 goalkeeper Augusto Batalla

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid have reached an agreement with River Plate for Argentina under-20 goalkeeper Augusto Batalla, according to the Spanish publication AS. Batalla is rated the best goalkeeping prospect in the country and an official announcement from both clubs is expected … Continue reading

Arda Turan celebrates birthday with “boot cake” following dust up with linesman

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan celebrated his 28th birthday last night and was presented with a “boot cake” by family and friends. The celebratory dessert was decorated in the club’s colors and was an obvious reference to the controversial incident from Wednesday … Continue reading

Argentina’s Giovanni Simeone following in his father’s footsteps

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Argentina U-20 forward Giovanni ‘Cholito’ Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone, is proving to be a chip off the old block. The eldest Simeone made his name as a hard-nosed midfielder for numerous European clubs, as well as with … Continue reading

Martin Odegaard trains with first team ahead of Real Madrid Castilla debut

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard took part in his first training session with Real Madrid’s first team on Thursday. The Norway international chose Madrid over a host of big named suitors because he believed the ten-time champions of Europe were the best … Continue reading

Bayern Munich will not sign Real Madrid target Marco Reus, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Bayern Munich have confirmed that they will not be in the running for the services of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus, according to the publication BILD. The German international has been the reported transfer target of numerous European club including: Chelsea, Manchester … Continue reading

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones

The top two sides in the Premier League and the Bundesliga will go head-to-head this weekend in their respective divisions, providing a perfect beginning to what should be an engrossing weekend of soccer. German top flight football gets back underway … Continue reading

Lucas Silva to be included in Real Madrid squad this weekend

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Manager Carlo Ancelotti has ruled out the possibility of new-signee Lucas Silva making his full debut this weekend against Real Sociedad. But the Real Madrid boss has confirmed that the Brasileiro league defensive midfielder of the year will be included … Continue reading

Diego Simeone credits Barcelona’s recent form to arrival of Luis Suarez

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone admitted it was his decision to play “with less ambition” during the second half of yesterday’s Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg at the Vicente Calderon. The Argentine boss acknowledged that his side were second-best … Continue reading

Santiago Bernabéu set to be renamed the ‘Abu Dhabi Bernabéu’, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn

The Santiago Bernabéu will soon be renamed the Abu Dhabi Bernabéu, according to various reports emanating from Spain. The Bernabeu is, of course, home to Real Madrid the reigning Club World Cup and European champions. In November, club president Florentino … Continue reading

Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi blocks £19 million move to Athletic Bilbao

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi has blocked a potential £19 million move to Athletic Bilbao. With the signing of Lucas Silva from Cruzeiro completed last week, Madrid officials were reportedly ready to sit down with Illarramendi to discuss his future … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona and Sheffield United vs Spurs: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: Sheffield United vs Tottenham (League Cup semi-final 2nd leg), 2:45pm, beIN SPORTS Connect (also on tape delay at 10pm ET on beIN SPORTS) Atlético Madrid vs Barcelona (Copa del Rey), 2:55pm, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS … Continue reading

How to watch Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona on US TV and Internet

Posted on by Alex Muller

Barcelona plays Atletico Madrid today in the second leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-final, holding a 1-0 aggregate lead from last Wednesday’s match. Kickoff time is 3pm ET/Noon PT, and this match — just like yesterday’s Chelsea-Liverpool game — promises to … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo handed two-match ban for violent conduct

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a two-match ban by the LFP Disciplinary Committee and is set to miss Real Madrid’s games against Real Sociedad and Sevilla in the coming weeks. Since the Portuguese forward avoided a sterner penalty from the panel, he … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid attempt to reverse history against Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid heads into the second leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final against Barcelona today trailing 1-0. Los Colchoneros have never beaten the Catalan club over a two-legged tie after losing the initial away match. The timing of tonight’s … Continue reading